Isologous meaning

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Designating or of any of two or more chemical compounds of similar structure but consisting of different atoms of the same valence and usually of the same periodic group.
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Designating or of a series formed by such compounds.
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(chemistry) Having similar proportions, similar relations, or similar differences of composition; said specifically of groups or series which differ by a constant difference.

Ethane, ethylene, an acetylene, or their analogous compounds form an isologous series.

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Origin of isologous

  • Ancient Greek
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